Full-time tuition for the 2016-2017 academic year is $48,950. A flat rate of $24,475 applies for 9 or more units per semester. Alternative charges may be:
$2,040 per unit for registrations of less than 9 units
Requests for refund of tuition paid by a student who is withdrawing from a degree program should be made by submitting a Withdrawal Form to the Graduate School Office.
Students receiving financial assistance from the Graduate School (fellowships, assistantships, etc.) are required to maintain fulltime student status.
Requests for refund of tuition paid by a student who is withdrawing from a specific course should be submitted in writing to the Graduate School Registrar. The last date of class attendance is ordinarily used in determining the amount that can be refunded. Students withdrawing within the first two weeks of classes will receive a full refund; those withdrawing before the end of the fourth week pay 20 percent; those withdrawing before the end of the eighth week pay 40 percent. Students who have had their full tuition remitted for them by the Graduate School or by a third party will not receive any refund.
Student Health and Wellness Fee
The mandatory student health and wellness fee is designed to improve the health and wellness of the entire Washington University community. The 2016-2017 fee of $165 is billed to the student tuition statement each semester. Eligible graduate students will also receive a subsidy towards the health fee.
Student Health Insurance
For 2016-2017, the carrier for student health insurance is United Healthcare and the annual cost of $1512 appears in full on the fall billing statement. Domestic students have the option to waive coverage if they can document that they have adequate coverage through another plan. Eligible graduate students will receive an insurance subsidy but only the University plan will be subsidized. For additional information see: http://shs.wustl.edu/Insurance/Pages/default.aspx